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Fireglow

Magnolia

Fireglow is an upright Magnolia with white tulip-shaped flowers, each tepal with a permanent candy-pink line from the base.

It grows in a strongly tree-like form, with a central stem, and should reach about 4m in the longer term.

Fireglow magnolia trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £59.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
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History

Fireglow is also known as "Pickard's hybrid". It is a hybrid of two Magnolia species, Magnolia cylindrica and Magnolia denudata 'Sawada's Pink'. It was raised by American Magnolia enthusiast Phil Savage.

Fireglow characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningPrune after flowering
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthMarch
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous